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Results by year: 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999 | 1998 | 1997 - 1990 Two Tax Cuts Primarily Benefiting Millionaires Will Start Taking Effect January 1; Congress Declines to Rethink These Tax Cuts As It Proposes to Cut Aid to Low-Income Families
Robert Greenstein, Joel Friedman, and Aviva Aron-Dine
12/28/05
HTML, PDF, 5pp.

Congressional Leaders Misrepresent Why Energy Assistance Funds Were Stripped In Senate: Hastert, Santorum, Gregg, Grassley Make Incorrect Statements
Robert Greenstein
12/23/05
HTML, PDF, 2pp.

Press Release: Congressional Leaders Drop Extra Low-Income Energy Assistance: Move Is Unnecessary and Means Poor Will Receive No Extra Help Against High Home Heating Costs This Winter
12/22/05
HTML, PDF, 2pp.

Senate Cuts LIHEAP Funding: Despite Claims, There Is No Legitimate Connection Between ANWR and LIHEAP
James Horney
12/22/05
HTML, PDF, 3pp.

Budget Agreement Likely To Discourage Charitable Giving By Seniors
Judith Solomon
12/21/05
HTML, PDF, 3pp.

Conference Agreement Imposes Expensive New TANF Requirements On States And Will Result In Loss Of Child Care For Working Poor
Sharon Parrott
Revised 12/19/05
HTML, PDF, 3pp.

Budget Conference Agreement Contains Substantial Cuts Aimed at Low-income Families and Individuals
Edwin Park, Sharon Parrott, and Robert Greenstein
12/18/05
HTML, PDF, 5pp.

CBPP Statement: House Leadership Seeks To Invoke "Martial Law," Forcing Members To Vote On Key Budget Bills Without Full Knowledge Of What They Are Voting On: Move Represents Erosion of the Democratic Process
Robert Greenstein
12/18/05
HTML, PDF, 3pp.

New Bush Administration Decision Makes States Base Food Stamp Benefit Levels For This Winter On Last Year’s Heating Costs: Increased Hardship Likely To Result
Dottie Rosenbaum and Stacy Dean
12/14/05
Full Report: HTML, PDF, 5pp.
Press Release: HTML, PDF, 2pp.

Funding for Home Heating in Reconciliation Bill? Right Idea, Wrong Vehicle
Aviva Aron-Dine and Martha Coven
Revised 12/14/05
Full Report: HTML, PDF, 6pp.
Press Release: HTML, PDF, 2pp.

Medicaid Provisions of House Reconciliation Bill Both Harmful and Unnecessary Senate Bill Achieves Larger Savings Without Reducing Access to Care
Victoria Wachino, Leighton Ku, Edwin Park, and Judith Solomon
12/9/05
HTML, PDF, 18pp

House Budget Reconciliation Bill Would Harm People With Disabilities
Eileen Sweeney and Sharon Parrott
12/8/05
HTML, PDF, 7pp.

Have Domestic Appropriations Exploded? Claims Of Runaway Costs Not Supported By The Data; Growth In Defense Funding Far Outpaces Domestic Funding Growth
Richard Kogan, Katharine Richards and Robert Greenstein
12/8/05
HTML, PDF, 8pp.

What Would Across-The-Board Cuts Mean For Domestic Appropriations?
Arloc Sherman and Richard Kogan
12/8/05
HTML, PDF, 28pp.

Key Questions for Judging the Outcome of House-Senate Reconciliation Negotiations
Isaac Shapiro, Sharon Parrott, and Robert Greenstein
12/8/05
HTML, PDF, 12pp.

More House Tax Cuts, Total to Exceed $90 Billion
Joel Friedman
12/7/05
HTML, PDF, 2pp.

Out in the Cold: How Much LIHEAP Funding Will Be Needed to Protect Beneficiaries from Rising Energy Prices?
Richard Kogan and Aviva Aron-Dine
Revised 12/7/05
Full Report: HTML, PDF, 10pp.
Press Release: HTML, PDF, 2pp.

House Reconciliation Bill Targets Food Stamp Program For Cuts
Dorothy Rosenbaum, Stacy Dean, and Zoë Neuberger
Revised 12/6/05
HTML, PDF, 12pp.

Cuts In House Budget Bill Aimed At Low-Income Families Reduced By Only 2%; Other 98% Of Cuts Remain Changes Made Before the Vote Were Very Small
Robert Greenstein and Sharon Parrott
Revised 12/5/05
HTML, PDF, 3pp.

CBO Information Shows Passed House Budget Bill Would Hit the Poor Hard
Robert Greenstein, Sharon Parrott, and Isaac Shapiro
Revised 12/5/05
24K-HTML, 41K-PDF, 2pp.

House Budget Reconciliation Bill Includes Highly Flawed TANF Provisions That Have Repeatedly Failed To Garner Support
Sharon Parrott
Revised 11/30/05
HTML, PDF, 14pp.

House Reconciliation Bill Targets Key Low-Income Programs In Ways And Means Committee’s Jurisdiction
Sharon Parrott
Revised 11/30/05
48K-HTML, 35K-PDF, 11pp.

A Brief Guide to TANF Reauthorization Issues in 2005
Revised 11/29/05
Summary: 6K-HTML
Full Report: 25K-PDF, 4pp.

Senate and House Reconciliation Tax-Cut Packages Flawed
Joel Friedman
Revised 11/29/05
48K-HTML, 85K-PDF, 5pp.

The House Reconciliation Bill’s Provisions On Medicaid Co-Payments and Premiums: Are They Mild or Harsh?
Leighton Ku, Vikki Wachino and Robert Greenstein
Revised 11/22/05
32K-HTML, 97K-PDF, 7pp.

Congressional Budget Office Estimates Reveal Severity of Medicaid Cuts in House-Passed Reconciliation Bill
Edwin Park
Revised 11/22/05
HTML, PDF, 4pp.

President Bush Embraces House Budget: Official "Statement Of Administration Policy" Raises No Concerns About Cuts In Programs For Low-Income Families
11/18/05
HTML, PDF, 2pp.

The House Reconciliation Bill’s Provisions On Medicaid Co-Payments and Premiums: Are They Mild or Harsh?
Leighton Ku, Vikki Wachino and Robert Greenstein
Revised 11/14/05
32K-HTML, 97K-PDF, 7pp.

House Agriculture Committee Reconciliation Package Targets Food Stamp Program for Cuts
11/10/05
14K-HTML, 43K-PDF, 2pp.

Georgetown University Health Policy Institute Center for Children and Families:
More Than Six Million Children on Medicaid Could be Subject to Dramatically Higher Premiums and Cost-Sharing Under the House Budget Bill

Cindy Mann and Jocelyn Guyer
11/10/05
238K-PDF, 3pp.

Georgetown University Health Policy Institute Center for Children and Families:
House Budget Bill Would Eliminate All Current Federal Medicaid Benefit Standards for Six Million Children and Other Vulnerable People
Cindy Mann and Jocelyn Guyer
11/10/05
256K-PDF, 3pp.

House Agriculture Committee Reconciliation Package Targets Food Stamp Program for Cuts
Stacy Dean and Dorothy Rosenbaum
Revised 11/8/05
35K-HTML, 44K-PDF, 7pp.

House Budget Bill Undermines Goals of Promoting Work and Responsibility
Sharon Parrott
Revised 11/8/05
26K-HTML, 47K-PDF, 2pp.

Unshared Sacrifice: Who’s Hurt, Who’s Helped, and What’s Spared Under the Emerging House Budget Reconciliation Plan
Sharon Parrott and Isaac Shapiro
Revised 11/2/05
44K-HTML, 75K-PDF, 9pp.
Fact Sheet: 46K-HTML, 10K-PDF, 1pp.

Ways and Means Reconciliation Package Targets Key Low-Income Programs
Sharon Parrott
Revised 11/2/05
48K-HTML, 35K-PDF, 11pp.

Health Opportunity Accounts for Low-Income Medicaid Beneficiaries: A Risky Approach
Edwin Park and Judith Solomon
Revised 11/1/05
48K-HTML, 58K-PDF, 8pp.

What Are the Effects of Cutting Domestic Appropriations Another Two Percent?
Richard Kogan, Arloc Sherman, and Bradley Hardy
10/31/05
44K-HTML, 165K-PDF, 33pp.
State-by-State Tables: 50K-PDF, 22pp.

Energy and Commerce Committee Bill Imposes New Costs On Low-Income Medicaid Beneficiaries
Victoria Wachino
10/28/05
23K-HTML, 80K-PDF, 4pp.

Cost-Sharing Provisions in the Energy and Commerce Medicaid Proposal: Key Issues for Children and Families
Jocelyn Guyer and Cindy Mann
Revised 10/27/05
188K-PDF, 4pp.

Ways and Means Committee Proposes Deep Cuts in Child Support Funding
Vicki Turetsky
10/25/05
35K-PDF, 4pp.

Larger Reconciliation Cuts in the House Would Put Low-Income Programs at Greater Risk
James Horney, Robert Greenstein, and Sharon Parrott
Revised 10/24/05
45K-HTML, 63K-PDF, 8pp.

Impact Of Additional Entitlement Cuts: A State-By-State Analysis
Sharon Parrott and Arloc Sherman
10/21/05
145K-HTML, 51K-PDF, 4pp.

Out in the Cold: How Much LIHEAP Funding Will Be Needed to Protect Beneficiaries from Rising Energy Prices?
Richard Kogan and Aviva Aron-Dine
Revised 10/20/05
Full Report: HTML, PDF, 10pp.
Press Release: HTML, PDF, 2pp.

Critical Choices: Will Congress Secure Health Care Savings by Targeting “Weak Claims” or “Weak Clients”?
Sharron Parrot
10/12/05
63K-HTML, 92K-PDF, 13pp.

Adopting MedPAC Recommendations to Reduce Excessive Medicare Managed Care Plan Payments Could Yield Large Budget Reconciliation Savings
Edwin Park
10/12/05
HTML, PDF, 6pp.

Getting Serious About Deficits? Calls To Offset Hurricane Spending Miss The Point; Balanced Set Of First Steps Toward Fiscal Discipline Needed
Robert Greenstein
10/6/05
HTML, PDF, 11pp.

The House Republican Study Committee's Proposals to Offset the Costs of Hurricane Relief
James Horney and Robert Greenstein
10/5/05
HTML, PDF, 15pp.

CBPP Statement: Statement by Robert Greenstein on Proposed Katrina-Relief Budget Package Presented by Republican Study Committee
9/21/05
HTML, PDF, 1pp.

What the New CBO Report Finds About Social Security "Grow Accounts"
Jason Furman
9/21/05
HTML, PDF, 3pp.

Another Round of Economic Stimulus? Hurricane Reconstruction and Relief is the Right Medicine
Richard Kogan and Aviva Aron-Dine
9/20/05
HTML, PDF, 6pp.

Katrina Relief and Federal Spending and Deficits
Jim Horney, Robert Greenstein, and Richard Kogan
Revised 9/19/05
13K-HTML, 51K-PDF, 2pp.

Reconciliation Bills Would Increase the Deficit and Favor the Well-Off
James Horney
9/8/05
45-HTML, 52-PDF, 6pp.

CBPP Statement: Statement of Robert Greenstein on Challenges Facing Congress and the Nation in the Wake of the Devastation of Hurricane Katrina
9/6/05
10K-HTML, 50K-PDF, 2pp.

What The New CBO Report Shows: Budget And Economic Outlook Has Not Improved
James Horney, Richard Kogan
8/16/05
46K-HTML, 140K-PDF, 7pp.

Revenue Collections In 2005: What Does The Recent Increase In Revenues Signify?
Richard Kogan and Isaac Shapiro
Revised 8/16/05
43K-HTML, 54K-PDF, 6pp.

CBPP Statement: CBO Sees Essentially No Improvement in Outlook For the Future
James Horney
8/15/05
8K-HTML, 40K-PDF, 1pp.

The Impact of The President's Proposal On Social Security Solvency And The Budget
James Horney and Richard Kogan
Revised 8/2/05
Summary: 17K-HTML, 78K-PDF
Full Report: 209K-PDF, 44pp.

OMB’s Mid-Session Review: Does an Increase in Revenues this Year Really Mean Future Deficits are Under Control?
James Horney and Richard Kogan
7/13/05
27K-HTML, 56K-PDF, 5pp.

The Impact of The President's Proposal On Social Security Solvency And The Budget
Jason Furman
5/10/05
74K-HTML, 63K-PDF, 10pp.

Assessing the Conference Agreement on the Budget Resolution
James Horney
Revised 5/6/05
27K-HTML, 55K-PDF, 5pp

Despite Claims By Its Supporters, Congressional Budget Plan Increases The Deficit
James Horney
4/29/05
21K-HTML, 43K-PDF, 3pp.

CBPP Statement: Statement by Robert Greenstein Executive Director of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, on the Budget Resolution Conference Agreement
Revised 4/28/05
8K-HTML, 40K-PDF, 1pp.

House Budget Resolution Would Require Much Deeper Cuts In Key Low-Income Programs Than Senate Budget Plan
Sharon Parrott, Arloc Sherman, and Bradley Hardy
Revised 4/7/05
Full Report: 800K-HTML, 119K-PDF, 21pp.
Press Release: 19K-HTML, 56K-PDF, 3pp.
Appendix: HTML
State Data: HTML

Assessing The Budget Proposal Adopted By The Senate
James Horney, Joel Friedman, Richard Kogan, and Isaac Shapiro
Revised 4/1/05
27K-HTML, 60K-PDF, 5pp.

Element of Medicare Trustees' Report Could Spell Trouble For Beneficiaries In Future Years
Robert Greenstein, Richard Kogan, Edwin Park
Revised 3/31/05
36K-HTML, 66K-PDF, 7pp.

With Bunning Amendment, Senate Budget Would Move Up Medicare Insolvency By Four Years and Increase Deficits By More Than $200 Billion
Robert Greenstein
Revised 3/25/05
27K-HTML, 50K-PDF, 4pp.

New Enforcement Mechanism In Senate Budget Plan Would Favor Tax Breaks And Distort Policy Debates
James Horney
3/22/05
14K-HTML, 44K-PDF, 2pp.

What the President’s Budget Shows About the Administration’s Priorities
James Horney, Robert Greenstein, and Richard Kogan
Revised 3/18/05
55K-HTML, 49K-PDF, 9pp.

Assessing the Budget Plan Approved By the House of Representatives
Richard Kogan, Joel Friedman, James Horney, and Isaac Shapiro
Revised 3/18/05
19K-HTML, 47K-PDF, 3pp.

House Budget Resolution Cuts Key Low-Income Programs: Yet Budget Finds Room For Further Tax Cuts For The Wealthy
Sharon Parrott and Isaac Shapiro
Revised 3/18/05
171K-HTML, 66K-PDF, 8pp.
Press Release: 17K-HTML, 71K-PDF, 4pp.
Appendix with State Data: HTML

The Senate's Cuts in Medicaid and SCHIP Substantially Exceed Those the Administration Proposed
Victoria Wachino
Revised 3/14/05
12K-HTML, 24K-PDF, 2pp.

The House Budget Committee's Proposed Medicaid and SCHIP Cuts Are Larger Than Those the Administration Proposed
Victoria Wachino
Revised 3/10/05
13K-HTML, 24K-PDF, 2pp.

CBO Finds the President’s Budget Would Increase Deficits by $1.6 Trillion Over Ten Years
James Horney
3/8/05
87K-HTML, 29K-PDF, 3pp.

Administration’s Budget Proposes To Cut the Food Stamp Program
Stacy Dean
3/4/05
30K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 4pp.

Would An Entitlement Cap Be A Wise Idea?
Robert Greenstein, Richard Kogan, Sharon Parrott, and James Horney
3/2/05
64K-HTML, 41K-PDF, 6pp.

Assessing The Administration's Five-Year Appropriation "Caps":
Administration's Five-Year Caps On Appropriations Would Lead To Substantial Reductions In Important Domestic Programs

James Horney and Richard Kogan
Revised 3/1/05
83K-HTML, 68K-PDF, 8pp.

Where Would The Cuts Be Made Under The President's Budget? An Analysis Of Reductions In Education, Human Services, Environment, And Community Development Programs
Sharon Parrott, Jim Horney, Isaac Shapiro, Ruth Carlitz, Bradley Hardy, and David Kamin
Revised 2/28/05
Press Release: 16K-HTML, 47K-PDF, 3pp.
Report: 74K-HTML, 94K-PDF, 16pp.
State-by-State Tables: 408K-PDF, 26pp.
Report with State-by-State Tables: 502K-PDF, 42pp.

Local Effects Of Voucher Funding Shortfalls
Barbara Sard, Peter Lawrence, and Will Fischer
2/18/05
Report: 23K-HTML, 30K-PDF, 4pp.
Appendix: 25K-HTML, 33K-PDF, 5pp.
Press Release: 16K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 2pp.
State-by-State Links to Local Data

Medicaid Budget Proposals Would Shift Costs To States And Be Likely To Cause Reductions In Health Coverage: Administration’s Proposal Also Implies Cap On Federal Funding
Victoria Wachino, Andy Schneider and Leighton Ku
2/18/05
131K-HTML, 61K-PDF, 11pp.

Unpublished Administration Budget Documents Show Domestic Cuts Would Significantly Reduce Funding For Most Public Services
Sharon Parrott, Isaac Shapiro, David Kamin, and Ruth Carlitz
Revised 2/14/05
77K-HTML, 45K-PDF, 7pp.

Quick Overview: Assessing President Bush’s New Budget Proposal
Robert Greenstein, James Horney and Isaac Shapiro
Revised 2/14/05
14K-HTML, 23K-PDF, 2pp.

Administration Proposals To Change Budget Process Have Strong Ideological Cast: Proposals Would Skew Policy Debates, Exempt Tax Cuts From Fiscal Discipline
Richard Kogan and Robert Greenstein
Revised 2/9/05
21K-HTML, 30K-PDF, 4pp.

Two Tax Cuts That Benefit Only High-Income Households —Primarily Millionaires — Slated To Start Taking Effect In 2006: Will These Tax Cuts Be Implemented While Basic Programs For The Working Poor And Other Families Are Cut?
by Robert Greenstein, Joel Friedman, and Isaac Shapiro
Revised 2/9/05
35K-HTML, 37K-PDF, 5pp.

Cuts to Low-Income Programs May Far Exceed the Contribution of These Programs to Deficit’s Return
Isaac Shapiro and Robert Greenstein
2/4/05
Press Release: 22K-HTML, 32K-PDF, 4pp.
Full Report: 169K-HTML, 258K-PDF, 26pp.

CBO Data Show Tax Cuts Have Played Much Larger Role Than Domestic Spending Increases In Fueling The Deficit
Ruth Carlitz
Revised 1/31/05
13K-HTML, 28K-PDF, 2pp.

"A Broken Federal Fiscal Policy…and How to Fix It"
Robert Greenstein and Peter Orszag
140K-PDF, 24pp.

The Simple Story: Tax Cuts Lose Revenues
Richard Kogan
1/25/05
13K-HTML, 28K-PDF, 2pp.

Apparent Improvement In CBO's January Budget Projections Is Largely Artificial
Richard Kogan
1/24/05
13K-HTML, 27K-PDF, 2pp.

President Portrays Social Security Shortfall As Enormous, But His Tax Cuts And Drug Benefit Will Cost At Least Five Times As Much
Richard Kogan and Robert Greenstein
Revised 1/10/05
27K-HTML, 42K-PDF, 5pp.


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